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Certified Operator/Spray Team

The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) is looking for a certified operator or qualified supervisor for our pest team.

The Position
Works in a team setting with the responsibility of driving to multiple developments and implementing HUD’s Integrated Pest Management System. Utilizes traps and/or applies pest control chemicals both indoors and outdoors to eliminate and control undesirable insects and animals to prevent disease and property damage. These pests include, but are not limited to, rats, mice and other rodents as well as termites, cockroaches, spiders, bedbugs, ants, fleas, and wasps. Individual is semi-independent in setting priorities and completing assignments. Must join and maintain membership in AFSCME Local 535.

Benefit Information
*Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.
*Vacation leave for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per mont
*12 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off.
*Health insurance and 125 Plan.
*Group life insurance, pension plan (10% of annual salary contributed by DHA), short term and long term disability insurance are paid by DHA.
*Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and the ROTH IRA are employee paid options.
*Performance based merit increases and cost of living adjustments are given depending upon current policy.

Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application

*College degree in Entomology or Chemistry, plus 6 months field experience in residential and commercial pest control. Or High School Diploma or GED plus 2 years of experience in residential and commercial pest control, and 18 months experience in outdoor vertebrates.
*Ability to carry heavy spraying equipment.
*Basic math skills, especially for the measuring and weighing of chemicals.
*Skill in handling hazardous chemicals safely.
*Ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
*Must possess Colorado Pesticide Applicator license in the categories of 302 and 304 at minimum.
*Valid Colorado driver license. Maintain driving record in accordance with the personnel policy

Opening Salary Range
$4,872.51/month ($28.11/hour)

How to Apply
You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:
* by faxing your application and/or resume to (720) 932-3005 or
* by emailing your application and/or resume to
The application form can be found here.

DHA is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will remain open until filled.